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Spanish Demonstrative Adjectives and Demonstrative Pronouns: A Quick Guide

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Welcome to this article on Spanish demonstratives. As demonstrative adjectives and demonstrative pronouns are slightly different, we’ll start by looking at the adjectives and then move on to the pronouns.What is a demonstrative adjective?Demonstratives demonstrate which thing is being talked about. Adjectives are words that modify nouns. So basically, a demonstrative adjective is a word […]

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Spanish Adverbs: An Easy Guide for Beginners

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Welcome to this article where we’ll talk about how Spanish adverbs work. via GIPHY Quick Navigation What is an adverb? Spanish adverbs of mannerAdverbial phrases of mannerSpanish adverbs of placeAdverbs of time and frequencyIntensifiersMuy bien… What is an adverb? When we think of adverbs, we usually think of words that modify verbs. But did you know they can […]

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The Passive Se and Impersonal Se in Spanish

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Se is used in lots of different scenarios in Spanish, for example, we see it in reflexive verbs. In this lesson, we’ll show you three other ways to use it: Passive se, se + transitive verb + personal a, and impersonal se. Quick Navigation 1. Passive se (‘se’ pasiva/’se’ refleja) 2. Se + transitive verb + personal […]

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Spanish Pronunciation Guide: How to Sound Spanish for Beginners

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Spanish Pronunciation

Perhaps you’re looking to learn proper Spanish pronunciation so that you can do some traveling, or maybe you just want to impress your new good-looking  Spanish co-worker (don’t worry—we won’t tell anyone). Whatever the reason is, this Spanish pronunciation guide is here to help.  Spanish is a fairly easy language, considering that most Spanish words are […]

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Getting to Know the Spanish Modal Auxiliary Verbs

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Ready to find out what Spanish modal auxiliary verbs are, and how to use them? Don’t worry, they’re not as scary as they sound! Read on to know about it. Quick Navigation What is a Spanish modal auxiliary verb?QuererPoderSaberDifference between poder and saberDeberTener que SolerHaberQuiz time!ConclusionA Complete Step-by-Step Method to Learn Spanish What is a Spanish […]

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A Quick Guide to the Spanish Subjunctive

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For most language learners, the mere mention of “Spanish subjunctive” is enough to instill fear. It’s something especially troublesome for English speakers, because while we do have a subjunctive in English, it’s nowhere near as frequent or apparently complicated as it is in Spanish.  I bet you didn’t even know we had one!   Well, don’t worry. […]

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Spanish Conjunctions: A Quick and Easy Guide

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Want to learn about Spanish conjunctions?  This article aims to outline the main types of conjunctions, and then give details on how to use the most common ones. Quick Navigation What is a Spanish conjunction and what is it used for?Common types of conjunctionsSpanish Coordinating Conjunctions y (and)ni… ni… (neither… nor…)  o (or)o… o… (either… or…) […]

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How to Introduce Yourself in Spanish (+ Free MP3)

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Introduce Yourself in Spanish

 One of the first things you need to know in order to speak Spanish is how to start. If you can’t start a conversation, how are you ever going to practice? And, what better way to start a conversation than by introducing yourself? That’s where this post comes in. Here, you will find some quick tips, […]

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Spanish Conditional Tense: A Quick Guide for Learners

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If we wrote an article on the Spanish conditional tense, would you read it?Okay, so the sentence you just read used the conditional. The conditional tense is used to describe what would happen. You can use it when talking about hypothetical situations, e.g. ‘I would buy the dress.’ via GIPHY Quick Navigation How to form the […]

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A Simple Guide to the Spanish Preterite Tense

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¡Hola! In this article, we’ll be looking at what the Spanish preterite is, and how to use it. Enjoy! Quick Navigation What is the Spanish preterite tense?When should we use the Spanish preterite tense?How is it different from the other types of past tense? How do we form the preterite? As always, not everything is […]

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